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Seattle Pacific University

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world rank 1097

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University Overview

Founded in 1891, Seattle Pacific University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Seattle (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Washington. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, Seattle Pacific University (SPU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist Free Methodist Church of North America - www.freemethodistchurch.org religion. Seattle Pacific University (SPU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 126 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. SPU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name

Acronym

SPU

Founded

1891

Motto

Engaging the Culture, Changing the World

Colours

Maroon and white

Mascot

Talon the Falcon

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University Location

Address

3307 3rd Avenue W
Seattle (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
98119-1997 Washington United States

Telehone

+1 (206) 281 2000

Telefax

+1 (206) 281 2115

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

Undergraduate
Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Seattle Pacific University for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local students over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro)
International students over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Seattle Pacific University's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)

International Students

International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection

Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate

Admission Rate 80-90%

Admission Office

3307 Third Avenue West
Seattle 98119-1997+1 (206) 281 2021
800 366 3344

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Seattle Pacific University's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment

Total Student Enrolment 4,000-4,999

Academic Staff

Not reported

Control Type

Control Type Private

Entity Type

Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar Quadmesters

Campus Setting

Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation

Christian-Methodist Christian-Methodist Free Methodist Church of North America - www.freemethodistchurch.org

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Facilities and Services

Library

University Library Yes Go to 's Library

Housing

University Housing and Accommodation Yes

Sport Facilities

University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids

University Financial Aids Yes

Study Abroad

Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning

Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Seattle Pacific University for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Accreditation Seal Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities


Year of first Accreditation

1933


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Seattle Pacific University as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Christian College Consortium (CCC)
  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)


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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

iTunes UiTunes U

Seattle Pacific University's official iTunes U channel for video lectures and course podcasts. Direct link (iTunes software required)


Open Education ConsortiumOpen Education Consortium

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Video Presentation

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